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Charlotte Faith and Community Leaders Hold a “New Year Prayer Circle” for Mayor Vi Lyles and City Leaders

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January 2, 2018

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Michelle Nealy, mnealy@faithinpubliclife.org, (202)735-7123

Kahran Myers, kmyers@faithinpubliclife.org, (727)742-5193

Charlotte Faith and Community Leaders Hold a “New Year Prayer Circle” for Mayor Vi Lyles and City Leaders

CHARLOTTE, NC — On Thursday, January 4th at 11 a.m., diverse group  faith and community leaders will hold a prayer at the Mecklenburg County Government Offices for the newly elected Mayor Vi Lyles and all of the city leaders.

Following a year of social unrest, hate crimes motivated by political division and the lack of economic stability, religious and community leaders will pray for peace, unity and a commitment to inclusion for all of Charlotte’s residents during the first week of 2017.

WHAT:

Prayer circle for peace, unity and inclusion

WHEN:

Thursday, January 4th at 11 a.m.

WHERE:

Mecklenburg County Government Offices

600 East 4th Street

Charlotte, NC 28202

WHO:

Pastor Russ Dean, Park Road Baptist Church

Minister Corrine Mack, President of Charlotte NAACP

Rev. Dawn Flynn, New Life MCC

Rev. Bruce Baker-Rooks, SouthPark Christian Church

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